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Westport, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Westport, Connecticut, USA? 

Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

The Fairfield County town of Westport is located in the southern part of the state on the Long Island Sound. The first white settlers to the area were farming families, who called the area Green’s Farm. In 1835 the town incorporated and the name changed to Westport...http://connecticuthistory.org/


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Westport, Connecticut, USA - Trinity Church
Westport, Connecticut, USA

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Westport, Connecticut, USA - Church of the Assumption
Westport, Connecticut, USA

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Westport, Connecticut, USA - Sherwood Island State Park
Westport, Connecticut
Westport, Connecticut, USA

Sherwood Island State Park
Westport, Connecticut

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1835 - The first white settlers to the area were farming families, who called the area Green’s Farm. In 1835 the town incorporated and the name changed to Westport.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ westport/
News  1874 - ANOTHER FIRE IN WESTPORT
Thursday morning, at half-past two o’clock, fire was discovered issuing from the large farm barn on ...Read MORE...

News  1886 - Seventy-Four Years Married
WESTPORT, Ct., April 18. - Captain Alfred Taylor, of the Poplar Plains District, some two miles...Read MORE...

1906
Westport, a banking post-village in Westport township (town), Fairfield co., Conn., on the...Read MORE...

News  1912 - Train Wreck
Another disastrous wreck on the New Haven Road was on Oct. 4, 1912, when the Boston Express was...Read MORE...

News  1946 - ONE KILLED IN TRUCK BLAST.
Westport, Conn. - (AP) - State police at Westport barracks said Thursday night a fireman was killed ...Read MORE...


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flag  Samuel COUCH (1673, Westport, Connecticut, USA - 3 December 1739, Westport, Connecticut, USA)
 

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